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    Natural Village Painting In Pakistan

  • Photography exhibition showcases Pakistan’s natural beauty

    RAWALPINDI: A two-day photography exhibition showcasing Pakistan’s natural beauty began on Wednesday...

    Arranged by the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) at a local hotel, Federal Education Minister Balighur Rehman was invited as the chief guest and PTDC officials and a number of people attended the event...

  • Pakistan full of hidden natural wonders, says PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is a land of unimaginable beauty, hidden natural wonders and untapped tourism potential...

    He said this on Sunday in a Twitter message which came after a travel magazine, Wander­lust, listed nine destinations of Pakistan for adventurers in 2020, from the magical Himalayan valleys to lunar landscapes of bubbling mud volcanoes...

  • Five-day painting exhibition opens

    ISLAMABAD: A five-day exhibition titled ‘Occupying the Third Space’ was inaugurated at the Satrang Art Gallery by Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson on Wednesday...

    Her paintings depicted her generous understanding of universal artists, since her ‘Raising the Flag’ painting paid homage to Eugène Delacroix ‘Liberty Leading the People’ and her ‘Matriarchal Creation of Adam’ was a celebration of Michelangelo’s ‘The...

  • Poetry and painting

    But very rarely, especially in Pakistan, does one see a painter doing an exhibition paying tribute to Urdu poetry and exploring his subject by looking through two distinct creative lenses...

  • Exhibition: For the love of painting

    The paintings of the two participating artists on show, Uzma Sultan and Qadir Jhatial connect to the realm of a long tradition of painting, which despite equally strong traditions of innovation, experiment and subversion through new media, still sustains the creativity of the artist and the viewer...

    Fragmented, mutilated, rejected, painting reappears, sustained by the instinct to make, and to put the unspoken into form...

  • Painting the essence of life

    “Through my paintings I respond to the contradiction between traditional feudalism and the perceptions about democracy in Pakistan,” he added...

    He said that by painting scenes from Dhaka, he hopes to capture the essence of the city on his canvas...

  • Painting the real expressions

    Inspired by an interview of veteran portrait painter, Saeed Akhter, she set a target of painting a hundred portraits when she was a student at the National College of Arts...

    But she is still practising as a whole-time visual artist, doing commissioned works and displaying her paintings in Pakistan and abroad rather than working as a computer professional...

  • Art exhibition turns spotlight on missing Frida Kahlo painting

    “Who can tell us what happened to the missing painting or where we can find it?” reads a sign next to a photo of Kahlo’s largest work, ‘The Wounded Table’, a mysterious surrealist masterpiece that vanished without a trace in Warsaw more than half a century ago...

    “I wrote that the painting was probably destroyed...

  • Painting the music within

    The figures themselves appear to be in the middle of a twirl and while he draws no faces or hands, the faces are almost there and it is after one has moved away from a painting one realizes that the impression of the dancer looking up was just that, an impression...

  • 37 youngsters take part in painting contest

    SAHIWAL: As many as 37 boys and girls participated in the district level painting competition held here on Monday at Jinnah Hall under the Chief Minster’s Talent Hunt Programme...

    The contestants were given two hours to make their painting either with water, oil or pastoral colours...

  • Gujranwala girl wins all Punjab painting contest

    LAHORE: Hina Amin from Gujranwala has won the All Punjab Painting Competition held under the Chief Minister Talent Hunt Programme, carrying a cash prize worth Rs0...

    The contest, titled Bano Pakistan Ki Pehchan, was organised at the City Heritage Museum, The Mall, by the Punjab Council of Arts and Information and Culture Department on Friday...

  • Mumtaz Hussain: making films & painting stories

    ”In his own words, Mumtaz Hussain’s style is that of fusion blending in elements from Pakistan, New York (where he lives), and Europe...

    But while Mumtaz has made around seven films in the last 15 years, and has also bagged prestigious awards for them, this time he plans to make a film and release it in Pakistan, using a Pakistani cast...

  • Cave painting: Demons and depictions

    From time to time rock paintings have been discovered in different regions of Pakistan such as the Musa Khel region of Loralai District in Balochistan, the Buner, Swat and Mansehra Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Khaplu and Astor in Gilgit-Baltisan...

    The rock carvings at Rahim Bakhsh Village are engraved on bedrock and include carvings of geometric designs, shoe prints and arrows...

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